Classic Meatloaf

Prep Time : 10 minutes
Cook Time : 45 minutes
Serves : 6

Ingredients

1-1/2 lbs. Nolan Ryan's All-Natural lean ground beef

1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce

1 cup soft bread crumbs

1 small onion, finely chopped

1 egg, slightly beaten

2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

1 tsp. dried thyme leaves

1/2 tsp. garlic salt

1/4 tsp. pepper

1 Tbsp. packed brown sugar

1 tsp. dry mustard

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Reserve 1/4-cup tomato sauce.

In a large bowl, combine ground beef, remaining tomato sauce, bread crumbs, onion, egg, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, garlic salt and pepper. Mix lightly but thoroughly.

Divide mixture into thirds and shape to form three loaves, each about 1-1/2 inches thick. Place on rack in open roasting pan.

Combine reserved tomato sauce, brown sugar and mustard. Spread over top of loaves.

Bake in 350°F oven 1 hour (or until no longer pink in middle and juices run clear). Check with a meat thermometer - should be 160°F in center.